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May 21, 2019
Washington County Parks begins campfire program May 25
Washington County Parks will begin its summer campfire program season Memorial Day weekend with programs at Lake Elmo Park Reserve and St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park. • Carpenter Nature Center will present a program on "Animals of the St. Croix" at 7:15 p.m. Saturday, May 25, at...
May 21, 2019 - 5:00am
May 18, 2019
Washington County Parks introduces fishing programs
Washington County Parks is introducing fishing programs in a number of parks in June and July. Family Fishing will be June 1 at Big Marine Park...
May 18, 2019 - 10:00am
May 6, 2019
Bird hike at St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park
A rotating schedule of bird hikes throughout Washington County Parks continues from 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 25, at St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park. Learn to identify the birds that call the St. Croix Valley home and contribute to citizen science data collection by completing bird...
May 6, 2019 - 10:42am
April 13, 2019
Master Water Stewards offers a unique "mini-training" opportunity in 2019
When Susan Goebel moved to Woodbury a few years ago, she began looking for opportunities to make friends and get involved in the community. In...
April 13, 2019 - 6:00am
April 1, 2019
Bird hike set for Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park
A rotating schedule of bird hikes throughout Washington County Parks continues from 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 13, at Cottage Grove Ravine...
April 1, 2019 - 9:41am
March 6, 2019
Workshops help landowners make the most of wetlands
Minnesota may be the land of 10,000 lakes, but it is also the land of 10 million wetlands. These oft misunderstood features are sometimes wet,...
March 6, 2019 - 11:00am
March 1, 2019
Teachers set sail with free workshops on Mississippi and St. Croix rivers
"Backswimmer, scud, dragonfly nymph, water boatman, another water boatman..." My son had just woken up from a nap and stumbled bleary-eyed to...
March 1, 2019 - 8:00am
February 3, 2019
Snowshoe Ravine Regional Park, Feb. 9
Join Washington County Parks for a guided snowshoeing adventure 2-3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park. The program...
February 3, 2019 - 5:00am
January 21, 2019
A Boundary Waters breakthrough: Hudson men release wearable, functional maps
TOWN OF HUDSON — Anyone who's explored the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness knows the value of a good map. Maps depicting waterways,...
January 21, 2019 - 4:00pm
January 17, 2019
WinterFest will be celebrated at Lake Elmo Park Reserve
WinterFest is an opportunity to get outside and enjoy everything that winter has to offer, including: cross-country skiing, kick-sledding and...
January 17, 2019 - 5:00am
January 16, 2019
GreenCorps members prescribe a low-salt diet for Minnesota waters
In 1961, newly elected President John F. Kennedy launched a program to help mitigate poverty around the world and spread American ideas and goodwill....
January 16, 2019 - 6:00am
December 30, 2018
Minnesota’s most popular state parks for camping
ST. PAUL -- It may be winter but it is never too early to start planning for summer, so if you’re into camping, these were some of the state...
December 30, 2018 - 2:13pm
December 19, 2018
Guided winter walk at Pine Point Park
Washington County Parks will host a guided walk at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28 at Pine Point Regional Park, 11900 Norell Ave. N., Stillwater. If snow conditions allow, snowshoes can be used in addition to the hike. Dress for the weather and bring sturdy, waterproof boots. The program is...
December 19, 2018 - 5:00am
December 1, 2018
Column: Thankful for toilets that flush
'Tis the season for gratitude, and this Thanksgiving I'm counting flushing toilets among my many blessings in life. What did people do before...
December 1, 2018 - 5:00am
November 22, 2018
Tip-toeing through the tamaracks
If you sit very quietly in the middle of a tamarack fen and close your eyes, you can hear a goose honking in the distance, a red-winged blackbird...
November 22, 2018 - 5:00pm